For many people with Disabled Hands from Arthritis or other conditions or reduced strength in their arms (i.e. Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, etc.)or even back pain doing the laundry can be very difficult. Not only do you have heavy lifting of baskets full of clean or dirty cloths you have heavy and bulky containers of laundry detergent. Years ago I switched from powdered detergents to liquid as it was easier to manage when going to laundromats or dorm/apartment laundry rooms. The powered detergent can also be a respiratory irritant when spilled and then wiped or vacuumed up.
Now comes a new option that is great for people not wanting to struggle with heavy detergent bottles. Droops are A Dissolvable, Ready-to-use, Organic, Premeasured Packet of concentrated laundry detergent. No pouring, touting heavy bottles, opening awkward bottle caps, spilling, measuring etc. Just toss one in the washer and you're done. You can order them online so you don't even need to lug them home from the store.
Other brands would be smart to emulate this packaging innovation as the population ages and more and more people begin living with Disabled Hands. Tide, I'm talking to you.
Disabled Hands also recommends the Black & Decker Lids Off Automatic Jar Opener
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